Medicine & Ethics Lecture Series


The Medicine & Ethics Forum

The Medicine & Ethics Forum is a work group of medical students, who independently organize lecture series on medical topics. The events are as interesting for a medical audience as for lay persons and offer glances at current and controversial medical-ethical topics.

When? Mondays, 7:30pm
Where? Hörsaal 1, University Hospital Aachen, Pauwelsstraße 30
Language Unless otherwise noted, the lectures are held in German.
Costs and Registration The event is free of charge. No registration required.

Monday, October 28, 2019, 7:30pm

Dignified Dying and Autonomy – Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia From a Medical-Ethical Perspective

Professor Wulf Kellerwessel, Chair of Philosophy of Science and Technology, RWTH Aachen University



Monday, November 25, 2019, 7:30pm

Transgender Identity/Transsexuality in Medicine

PD Livia Prüll, Institute of Functional and Clinical Anatomy, University of Mainz


Monday, December 02, 2019, 7:30pm

"Doc, the Ants Are Drinking My Pee!" Experiences and Insights of Working and Learning in Resource-Limited Settings

Dr. Miriam Haverkamp, Central Department of Hospital Hygiene and Infectiology at Uniklinik RWTH Aachen
Supported by: GandHI Globalization and Health Initiative



Monday, January 13, 2020, 7:30pm

Playing Sickness - The Problem of Presenting Disease in the Digital Game

Dr. Arno Görgen, FSP Communication Design at Bern University of the Arts



Monday, January 20, 2020, 7:30pm

"Therapists in Action" - Alternative Treatment Strategies for Anorexia Nervosa

Professor Beate Herpertz-Dahlmann, Clinic Director for Paediatric Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Disorders and Psychotherapy at Uniklinik RWTH Aachen